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Data protection declaration according to EU-DSGVO (Basic Data Protection Regulation)

Use of our website

When you visit our website, we only collect statistical data about our visitors. In a statistical summary, we only learn which browser was used, which page or file was requested and when, and from which Internet page you arrived at our site. The reference to an individual visitor cannot be established, in particular we do not receive the IP addresses of visitors to our site. The creation of personal usage profiles is neither possible for us, nor is it in our interest.

Handling of your data

In the event that we collect, process and use your data, we always endeavor to implement the provisions of the statutory regulations on data protection as best as possible. All persons working for us are bound to data secrecy and are regularly trained in the handling of personal data.

Involvement of service providers

If we entrust service providers with the completion of work for our company, they are contractually obligated to comply with our data protection standards. In particular, of course, the requirements of § 11 of the Federal Data Protection Act (collection, processing or use of personal data on behalf) are observed and implemented.

Advertising

If you do provide us with personal data – on the basis of an existing or prospective business relationship – we will not use this data to contact you for advertising purposes. Only if you have given your express consent to the use of your address for advertising purposes, we will inform you about new attractive offers. If you have given your consent for us to use your address, but do not wish to receive any future advertising from us, you can revoke your consent at any time. To do so, simply send an e-mail to marketing@ritterconcept.com. Your revocation will be immediately noted in our database and no more advertising will be sent to you from that point on.

Applications

If you apply for one of our job offers, we will only use your data to process your application. As soon as your data is no longer required, it will be deleted and the documents sent to us will be returned or destroyed.

External links

This website contains links to third-party websites (“external links”). We cannot confirm that third party websites have privacy practices that are equivalent to ours. You should read and familiarize yourself with the privacy policies of those third parties. We are not responsible or liable for the actions or policies of third party websites, do not endorse any products or services mentioned or offered on third party websites, and are not responsible for the privacy practices of third party websites.

Disclosure of Data

We do not share personal information that you may have provided to us – as a result of an existing or prospective business relationship – with other companies. Therefore, you need not fear that another company will receive information, such as your address or e-mail address, in order to send you advertising. Exceptionally, we may be required by law or court order to disclose personal information to government agencies. In this case, you can be sure that we have checked the permissibility of the transfer.

Information about stored data

We will be happy to provide you at any time with free information about the personal data we have stored about you, which you may have provided to us – based on an existing or prospective business relationship. You are welcome to send us an e-mail to marketing@ritterconcept.com. You will then immediately receive a written message to the postal address we have on file.

Correction of data

Just about everything in life changes at some point. If you discover that the data we have stored about you is no longer current or that stored information is incorrect, we would be happy to hear from you. Send an e-mail to marketing@ritterconcept.com. Unless your request conflicts with a legal obligation to retain data, you have a right to have incorrect data corrected and to have your personal data blocked or deleted.

Cookies

The Internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit. You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If you deactivate cookies, the functionality of this website may be limited.

Server log files

The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • browser type/browser version
  • Operating system used
  • referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request

This data cannot be assigned to specific persons. This data is not merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively if we become aware of specific indications of illegal use.

Privacy policy for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In the event that IP anonymization is activated on this website, however, your IP address will be truncated beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Privacy policy for the use of Facebook plugins (Like button).

Plugins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated on our pages. You can recognize the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the “Like button” (“Like”) on our page. You can find an overview of the Facebook plugins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. When you visit our pages, a direct connection is established between your browser and the Facebook server via the plugin. Facebook thereby receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click the Facebook “Like” button while logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages on your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to associate the visit to our pages with your user account. We would like to point out that we, as the provider of the pages, have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its use by Facebook. For more information, please refer to Facebook’s privacy policy at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php. If you do not want Facebook to be able to associate your visit to our pages with your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.

Privacy policy for the use of Google +1

Our pages use functions of Google +1. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Collection and dissemination of information: With the help of the Google +1 button, you can publish information worldwide. via the Google +1 button, you and other users receive personalized content from Google and our partners. Google stores both the information that you have given +1 for a content and information about the page you were viewing when you clicked +1. Your +1s may be displayed as notices along with your profile name and photo in Google services, such as search results or your Google profile, or elsewhere on websites and ads on the Internet. Google records information about your +1 activities in order to improve Google services for you and others. To use the Google +1 button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile, which must contain at least the name chosen for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name may also replace another name you used when sharing content through your Google account. The identity of your Google profile may be displayed to users who know your email address or have other identifying information about you. Use of Information Collected: In addition to the uses explained above, the information you provide will be used in accordance with Google’s applicable privacy policy. Google may publish aggregate statistics about users’ +1 activities or share them with users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers, or affiliated websites.

Privacy policy for the use of Pinterest

On our site, we use social plugins of the social network Pinterest, which is operated by Pinterest Inc, 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA (“Pinterest”). When you call up a page that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the Pinterest servers. The plugin transmits log data to the Pinterest server in the USA. This log data may contain your IP address, the address of the visited websites that also contain Pinterest functions, type and settings of the browser, date and time of the request, your use of Pinterest and cookies. Further information on the purpose, scope and further processing and use of the data by Pinterest, as well as your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy, can be found in Pinterest’s privacy policy: https://about.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy.

Privacy policy for the use of Xing

Our website uses functions of the XING network. The provider is XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Each time one of our pages containing Xing functions is accessed, a connection to Xing servers is established. As far as we are aware, no personal data is stored in this process. In particular, no IP addresses are stored or usage behavior evaluated. Further information on data protection and the Xing Share button can be found in Xing’s data protection declaration at https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection.

Privacy policy for the use of YouTube

We use components (videos) of the company YouTube, LLC 901 Cherry Ave, 94066 San Bruno, CA, USA (hereinafter: “YouTube”), a company of Google Inc, Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter: “Google”), on our Internet pages on the basis of consent pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO. Here, we use the “extended data protection mode” option provided by YouTube. When you call up a page that has an embedded video, a connection is established to the YouTube servers and the content is displayed on the website by informing your browser.

According to YouTube’s information, in “extended data protection mode” your data – in particular which of our Internet pages you have visited as well as device-specific information including the IP address – is only transmitted to the YouTube server in the USA when you watch the video. By clicking on the video, you consent to this transmission. If you are logged in to YouTube at the same time, this information will be assigned to your YouTube member account. You can prevent this by logging out of your member account before visiting our website.

Google complies with the data protection provisions of the “US Privacy Shield” and is registered with the “US Privacy Shield” program of the US Department of Commerce. For further information on data protection in connection with YouTube, please refer to Google’s privacy policy at https://policies.google.com/?hl=de.

Objection to advertising mails

The use of contact data published within the framework of the imprint obligation for the purpose of sending unsolicited advertising and information materials is hereby prohibited. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam e-mails.

Suggestions for improvement, complaints

We are constantly striving to improve our service in the interest of our customers. If you have any suggestions for improvement with regard to data protection or would like to make a complaint, please contact marketing@ritterconcept.com. We will confidentially take care of your concerns and suggestions for improvement. Simply contact us by e-mail, fax or letter:

Ritter Concept GmbH | Freiburger Straße 45 | 88400 Biberach | Fax +49 7351 / 52 925-11| marketing@ritterconcept.com

Changes

From time to time it is necessary to adapt the content of this privacy policy. We therefore reserve the right to change it at any time. We will publish the amended version of the data protection declaration here. When you visit us again, you should therefore read through the data protection declaration again.

Status, March 2020

Source: Der Verlag für die Deutsche Wirtschaft AG Theodor-Heuss-Strasse 2 – 4, 53177 Bonn, Germany.

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